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U.S. hotel industry should continue to see gains on top and bottom

U.S. hotel industry should continue to see gains on top and bottom

posted on February 24, 2018 by

The U.S. hotel industry should continue to enjoy gains on both the top and the bottom line. The report notes that consumer spending grew 3.8 percent in the fourth quarter after a 2.2 percent boost in the third.

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South Dakota voters may decide fate of Yankton casino complex

South Dakota voters may decide fate of Yankton casino complex

posted on February 24, 2018 by

A possible South Dakota constitutional amendment on the November ballot that might have allowed voters to decide the fate of a proposed casino complex in Yankton has been voted down by a branch of the State Legislature.

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William Hill readies war chest in hopes of national sports betting

William Hill readies war chest in hopes of national sports betting

posted on February 23, 2018 by

William Hill Chief Executive Philip Bowcock says the company is readying a war chest to invest into marketing in the U.S. should the Supreme Court end the ban on sports betting.

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7 Clans First Council Hotel, Casino to build indoor water park

7 Clans First Council Hotel, Casino to build indoor water park

posted on February 23, 2018 by

The 7 Clans First Council Hotel and Casino in Newkirk, Oklahoma says the area has a lack of family entertainment options and has announced a property expansion that includes an indoor water park with thrill rides including a lazy river for rafting.

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Gov. Cuomo called on to resolve N.Y. gambling compact disagreement

Gov. Cuomo called on to resolve N.Y. gambling compact disagreement

posted on February 23, 2018 by

The continuing gambling compact disagreement between New York State and the Seneca Nation of Indians has prompted Niagara County officials to call on the State Legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo to resolve the conflict.

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Playtech CEO: Sports betting will gain from UK crackdown on slots

Playtech CEO: Sports betting will gain from UK crackdown on slots

posted on February 22, 2018 by

Mor Weizer, chief executive of London-based Playtech, the world's largest supplier of online gaming and sports betting software, says sports and horse betting would benefit if the United Kingdom implements its plan to cut stakes on fixed odds betting terminals.

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Maryland Live! will soon actively court smokers

Maryland Live! will soon actively court smokers

posted on February 22, 2018 by

Maryland Live! the casino in Arundel Mills, a victim of down trending gambling revenue since the opening of MGM National Harbor nearly15 months ago, will soon actively court smokers in an effort to boost its gaming take.

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Japanese lawmakers considering whopping progressive casino tax

Japanese lawmakers considering whopping progressive casino tax

posted on February 21, 2018 by

Lawmakers are considering a whopping progressive tax on proposed Japanese casino/resorts that might reach 50 percent of gross gaming revenue, reports The Japan Times.

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Boyd Gaming reports fourth-quarter net income of $82.2M

Boyd Gaming reports fourth-quarter net income of $82.2M

posted on February 21, 2018 by

Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming Corp. (BYD) reported fourth-quarter net income of $82.2 million on Tuesday. The company said it had profit of 71 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for pretax gains, were 22 cents per share. 

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MGM Resorts ready to move towards accepting sports bets if approved

MGM Resorts ready to move towards accepting sports bets if approved

posted on February 21, 2018 by

MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren has revealed his company is ready to quickly move toward accepting sports bets, should the U.S. Supreme Court legalize national sports wagering.

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Is Vegas changing 'mecca for forbidden pleasures' reputation?

Is Vegas changing 'mecca for forbidden pleasures' reputation?

posted on February 20, 2018 by

One Mann's Opinion | Las Vegas built its reputation as a “mecca for forbidden pleasures.” However, is the casino/resort industry headed in a different direction? We could soon see numerous changes right here.

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Civil suits may get more scrutiny from Nevada Gaming Control Board

Civil suits may get more scrutiny from Nevada Gaming Control Board

posted on February 20, 2018 by

The Analyst | It is always a challenge to have a conversation with current and former Nevada Gaming Control Board agents, members or commissioners about contemporary topics. Not that they are unwilling to talk, but they are unwilling to be quoted.

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New police initiative Take Back the Las Vegas Strip has begun

New police initiative Take Back the Las Vegas Strip has begun

posted on February 20, 2018 by

A new police initiative dubbed Take Back the Las Vegas Strip began Friday on the iconic portion of Las Vegas Boulevard, local law enforcement has announced. Police say the crack down on crime will help the homeless and make tourists feel more comfortable. 

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Parisian Macao attracts over 5B social media impressions since opening

Parisian Macao attracts over 5B social media impressions since opening

posted on February 20, 2018 by

In a filing late last week to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange outlining Sands China’s financial performance in 2017, Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson said the company’s Parisian Macao casino/resort has attracted more than five billion social media impressions.

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Aria completes $170M convention center expansion

Aria completes $170M convention center expansion

posted on February 20, 2018 by

Aria, one of MGM Resorts International’s casino/resorts in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, has completed its $170 million conversion of a former theatre space into an expanded convention and meeting facility.

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Law to allow 'historical horseracing' clears Virginia House Appropriations Committee

Law to allow 'historical horseracing' clears Virginia House Appropriations Committee

posted on February 17, 2018 by

An effort in Virginia to revive the shuttered Colonial Downs horseracing track near Richmond has resulted in proposed legislation to allow “historical horseracing” clearing the Virginia House Appropriations Committee by a 21-1 vote on Friday.

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Caesars Ent. to begin checking guests' hotel rooms every 24 hours

Caesars Ent. to begin checking guests' hotel rooms every 24 hours

posted on February 17, 2018 by

Caesars Entertainment has revealed it will now check its guests' hotel rooms every 24 hours, even if guests have a "Do Not Disturb" sign displayed on the door.

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Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun see slot revenue decline in January

Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun see slot revenue decline in January

posted on February 17, 2018 by

The two Connecticut casino/resorts, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, broke out of the gate slowly in 2018 with Foxwoods posting a 2.5 decrease in slot revenue and Mohegan Sun a 5.3 percent slot revenue decrease for January.

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Rhode Island lawmakers now subject to lobbying efforts by NBA, MLB

Rhode Island lawmakers now subject to lobbying efforts by NBA, MLB

posted on February 16, 2018 by

Rhode Island lawmakers, now considering legalizing sports gambling, will now be subject to official lobbying efforts by the National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball.

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Japan considering limiting casino visits to 10 per month for locals

Japan considering limiting casino visits to 10 per month for locals

posted on February 16, 2018 by

A plan, in which Japanese nationals and foreigners living in the country would face significant restrictions on attending proposed casinos, has been floated by the government to the lawmakers of the Liberal Democratic Party, led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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The U.S. hotel industry should continue to enjoy gains on both the top and the bottom line. The report notes that consumer spending grew 3.8 percent in the fourth quarter after a 2.2 percent boost in the third.

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A possible South Dakota constitutional amendment on the November ballot that might have allowed voters to decide the fate of a proposed casino complex in Yankton has been voted down by a branch of the State Legislature.

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William Hill Chief Executive Philip Bowcock says the company is readying a war chest to invest into marketing in the U.S. should the Supreme Court end the ban on sports betting.

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